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18 Little Things You Can Do For Shabbat

Ideas for Celebrating!

  1.   Invite friends.
  2.   Ask guests to prepare a Shabbat blessing, song, or story
  3.   Set a special table for Shabbat dinner.
  4.   Use a special tablecloth.
  5.   Arrange fresh flowers in your home.
  6.   Polish the silver.
  7.   Pour a nice wine.
  8.   Bake or buy a challah.
  9.   Give thanks for the blessings of the week.
  10. Light special candles.
  11. Read a Shabbat prayer…then read it again.
  12. Say blessings over the wine and challah.
  13. Sing some nice songs.
  14. Listen to the quiet peace of a dinner at home…without phone, TV, or radio.
  15. Take a Shabbat walk.
  16. Be open to moments of wonder, of soulful encounter.
  17. Pause for a moment as Shabbat ends on Saturday night. Sing havdalah!
  18. Look forward to the next week’s Shabbat celebration.

Thu, May 26 2022 25 Iyar 5782